Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Sandwich chain names Love’s Travel Stops one of its franchisees of the year

MILFORD, Conn. -- Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores was recently named one of Subway’s top franchisees. The world’s largest sandwich chain recognized the convenience-store brand at its 2016 Franchisee of the Year awards. A total of 12 franchisee teams were named as recipients of the award...

How convenience stores can capitalize on shifting consumer preferences

CHICAGO -- Whether it’s for a morning cup of coffee, a midafternoon smoothie or a soda any time of day, foodservice consumers are making beverage purchases a top priority. They’re buying non-alcohol drinks very frequently, at an average rate of three and a half times a week, according to Technomic'...

Cold-brew, iced and frozen formats gaining traction

Brought to you by Curtis. As craft and specialty coffee continue to take off around the country, cold coffee beverages are finding their place in convenience stores. This emerging arena offers growing opportunities for boosting sales and profits in the dispensed-beverage category. The popularity of...

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